Evaluating the methodological construction of a guideline is one thing, but what about the clinical credibility and implementability of a guideline? A previous review by Kastner et al 2015 showed that how guidelines are developed and written essentially influences how often they are being used. The review goes through...
The following is a podcast on what influence research has on society from the center for Evidence-Based Medicine in Oxford. Is the research being done actually useful and does it have an impact? What is the difference between academic and societal impact? Here are some food for thought. Research...
Evidence-based recommendations are constructed to aid decision-making, by combining the available evidence with clinical practice. However, when the evidence is low to very low, this often results in weak recommendations. In a medical situation, getting a straight answer is essential, so the questions arises – are these kind...
If you want to make a recommendation on a new diagnostic test, then it is essential that you consider the potential of overdiagnosing. Overdiagnosing A substantial challenge with diagnostic tests are that there is a risk that you may diagnose a patient with a disease, that may never have...
- Something new for your toolbox – Cochrane Risk of Bias 2.0 19. January 2019
- The Evidence Ecosystem – reducing waste of evidence 6. December 2018
- Rapid recommendations 2. December 2018
- Is your guideline getting into the clinic? 28. October 2018
- What is the impact of research? – a podcast 1. October 2018
Do you want to post an interesting topic on this site or simply have comments you want to share?
Write to us directly on firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a comment